Resources

Heat Stress

Heat Stress

The effect of heat and heat stress is cumulative on the community, infrastructure and services. A single day of elevated temperature may have an impact and this impact escalates with successive days of similar temperatures. The effects of heat stress can continue for some days after temperatures have abated. Click on this link to receive guidance on […]

Protecting Your Data

Protecting Your Data

Online security is vital to protect your company’s virtual assets (electronic data) and IT systems. Data Loss protection and a secure online presence will build your customers’ trust and help you meet legal obligations, such as privacy laws. IT data and systems are at risk of hacking, malware, viruses, spam and online scams that may […]

Preparing a Risk Management Plan

Preparing a Risk Management Plan

These FREE resources are provided to assist with preparing a risk management plan.  A step-by-step guide for preparing a Business Risk or Continuity Plan provided by Business Victoria – access via this link This checklist also aims to help you plan for emergencies and protect your business, and develop your action plan against emergencies – […]

Resource provided by: Small Business Victoria

Insurance

Insurance

Understand Insurance is an initiative of the Insurance Council of Australia, the peak body for the general insurance industry and provides practical information to help you find out more about insurance and make decisions that meet your needs. It looks at what insurers do, how insurance products work and why you might need it. It also […]

Looking for $$$ to grow your business?

Looking for $$$ to grow your business?

Maybe you’re a start up, planning growth or seeking to export – the question is are you looking for $$$ to grow your business? The second question is whether you might be eligible for a piece of the $50 billion (that’s right BILLION) that’s currently on offer through 700+ grants available in Australia right now. For many business […]

Resource provided by: TSBI

Advertising & Selling guide

Advertising & Selling guide (PDF)

Download Advertising & Selling guide

Advertising and selling guide Most Australian businesses use advertising to promote their goods and services. Whether you advertise through television, radio, the internet or print media, you must ensure that your advertising complies with the Australian Consumer Law. 

Small Business Scams fact sheet

Small Business Scams fact sheet (PDF)

Download Small Business Scams fact sheet

What you need to know about small business scams Scams targeting small businesses come in various forms—from invoices for advertising or directory listings that were never requested to dubious office supplies that were never ordered. More recently, overpayment scams and dodgy investment opportunities have been added to the mix.

Small Business & the Competition & Consumer Act

Small Business & the Competition & Consumer Act (PDF)

Download Small Business & the Competition & Consumer Act

The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA) (formerly the Trade Practices Act 1974) is a national law that governs how all businesses in Australia must deal with their competitors, suppliers and customers. The law is designed to enable all businesses to compete on their merits in a fair and open market, while ensuring consumers are […]